Infectious Disease Faculty 2016

 

RWhitley 2014

Richard J. Whitley, M.D.

Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Loeb Eminent Scholar Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Medicine and Neurosurgery
Vice Chair for Research
Associate Director for Drug Discovery and Development, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (2010), representing more than 9,000 physicians, scientists and other health-care professionals.

Medical School:  George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 
Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Special Fellowship NIAID

Kimberlin small 2014

David Kimberlin, M.D.

Sergio Stagno, M.D., Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
Editor, AAP Red Book Report of Committee on Infectious Diseases

Past-President of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Medical School:  University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency:  Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship:   University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Clinical Virology

BallestasMMary Ballestas, PhD

Assistant Professor
Co-Director of UAB Neuroscience Vector and Virus Core C

Graduate School: Tulane University, B.S. in Biology
University of Southern Main at Portland, M.S. in Applied Immunology
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, PhD in Cell Biology
Postgraduate Research:  Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases


Suresh BoppanaSuresh Boppana, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Medical School:  Guntur Medical College, Guntur, India
Residency:  Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India
Rutgers RWJ Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Fellowship:  University of California, San Francisco, Division of Allergy and Immunology
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases

Bill BrittWilliam J. Britt, M.D.

Charles A. Alford, Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Virology

Medical School:  University of Arizona
Residency:  McGill University, Children’s Hospital, Montreal
University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis
Fellowship:  Medical Officer, NIH, NIAID, Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana; USPHS commissioned Corps. (Postdoctoral Fellow)
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, General Clinical Research  Center (Instructor and Clinical Associate Physician)

crain_marilyn-2008Marilyn Crain, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology             
Associate Professor of Health Care Organization and Policy, UAB School of Public Health

Medical School:  University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
Residency:   University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Division of Cellular Immunobiology

Maaike EvertsMaaike Everts, PhD

Associate Director of Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (ADDA)
Associate Administrative Director, Administrative Core Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development Center (AD3C)

Graduate School:  Groningen University, the Netherlands, MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Groningen University Institute for Drug Exploration, the Netherlands, PhD, Dept. of Pharmacokinetics & Drug Delivery
Postgraduate Research:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Division of Human Gene Therapy 

Karen FowlerKaren Fowler, Dr.PH

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Epidemiology 

Graduate School:  University of Georgia, MS, Microbiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, DrPH, Epidemiology (Infectious Disease)
Postgraduate Research:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases .

Cecelia HuttoCecelia Hutto, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Hospital Infection Control

Medical School:   University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Fellowship:  University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease

Scott JamesScott James, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Medical School:  University of South Florida
Residency:  University of South Florida
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases


Mark PrichardMark Prichard, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation Diagnostic Virology Laboratory 
MacSynergy II

Graduate School:  University of Minnesota, B.S. in Microbiology
University of Michigan, M.S. in Microbiology and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology
Postgraduate Research:  Stanford University, Division of Virology

Debra QuenelleDebra Quenelle, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Graduate School:  Auburn University, M.S. and Ph.D.





Shannon RossShannon Ross, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Clinical Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Co-Medical Director, Children’s of Alabama Stewardship Program 

Medical School:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Residency:   University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases

Veronica SanchezVeronica Sanchez, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Graduate School:  University of Texas at Austin, B.S. in Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Ph.D. in Microbiology
Postgraduate Research University of California, San Diego, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

StagnoSergioSergio Stagno, M.D.

Distinguished Professor 
Chair Emeritus, UAB Department of Pediatrics
Past President, UA Health Services Foundation, P.C.

Medical School:  University of Chile Medical School
Residency:  Roberto del Rio Children’s Hospital , an affiliated hospital of the University of Chile Medical School
Fellowship:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Perinatal Infectious Diseases